One-eyed boy missing.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
MISSED AND SUPPOSED TO BE KIDNAPPED.
A free Black-Boy named BILL.
Twelve or thirteen years of age, has but one eye; formerly of the slaves belonging to the Estate of Col. WM. THOMPSON of Beaufort, Carteret County. – Said boy was placed by his mother under the care of SAM WHITNEY; who passes for a free negro in the Town of Newbern. – Said Boy disappeared about the 2nd Monday in March last, nor has his mother or any one been able to obtain any account of him. – If any information of said boy can be lodged by any one with the Editor of this paper he would thereby subserve the cause of humanity & probably of public Justice. Newbern, 11th April, 1818.
Carolina Federal Republican, Newbern, 11 April 1818.